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New Testament History

Richard Niswonger
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God's authoritative message in the New Testament is applicable in every age and is best understood when studied in relation to its historical context. Richard L. Niswonger presents the major events of the life and ministry of Jesus, the missionary work of Paul, and the building of the apostolic church. He does this by introducing the reader to the historical, religious, and political setting of the New Testament and recounting the events with simplicity and directness. The book has more than ninety photographs and maps.

About the Author

Richard L. Niswonger is the former pastor of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. With a PhD in history from the University of Texas at Austin, he is emeritus professor of history and Bible at John Brown University, where he also served as chair of the social studies division. He is a regular panel member and cohost of the television show America Talks, aired on eight cable systems in Arkansas and on the national Skyangel satellite system.
  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 336
  • Format: Softcover
  • ISBN: 9780310312017
  • Release: July 28, 1992